Studio Nong International Sculpture Collective and Residency Program is fiscally sponsored by CMS Atelier inc, a 501(c)(3). CMS Atelier inc. offers their tax exempt status to groups engaged in activities related to the organizations mission. Their vision is to engage with Missouri communities where informed appreciation for contemporary visual art contributes to a vibrant quality of life. This non-profit arts organization, seeks community support for all its programs through donations, in-kind support, sponsorship of events, and museum rental. The Studio Nong International Sculpture Collective and and Residency Program has worked with local communities broadening education of contemporary ceramic arts on a global scale.